Day: April 26, 2016

Why are Norwegians so cold and unapproachable?

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Positive Politeness vs Negative Politeness. What say you Wikipedia? Negative politeness: Making a request less infringing, such as “If you don’t mind…” or “If it isn’t too much trouble…”; respects a person’s right to act freely. In other words, deference. There is a greater use of indirect speech acts. Positive politeness: Seeks to establish a […]

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